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Feb 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
. military veteran chris kyle. iraqi insurgents once dubbed navy seal chris kile the devil of ramaddi. a man who gained a reputation as one of the deadliest snipers in u.s. military history credited with more than 150 kills. insurgents even put a five-figure bounty on his head that was never collected. last year kile recounted his life as a sharp shooter in a best-selling book american sniper. just two weeks ago he spoke of the trouble many american troops have coming home and readjusting to civilian life. >> you're vulnerable. you're doing it for the greater good. all of a sudden you don't have an identity. >> brown: on saturday 38-year-old kile and a friend 345-year-old chad littlefield were shot dead at a gun range outside fort worth texas. >> mr. kile works with people that are suffering from some issues that have been in the military. this shooter is possibly one of those people. >> brown: the alleged killer was identified as 25-year-old eddie ray routh who had served in iraq as a u.s. marine. he was apprehended and chargedded with two counts of capital murder. melissa repko has been re
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Jan 29, 2013 10:00pm PST
shrink the navy and air force. you have a certain amount of equipment you have to fly and sail and a certain amount of staffing you have to have in order to do it. >> holman: but thomas donnelly thinks further service personnel cuts would be unwise. >> my view is that the force is toomall. it's been too small for a long time. we could not fight iraq and afghanistan properly at the same time. we've always had a so-called "two-war construct" so we could do two things at once. and that's kind of the definition of what it's been to be a global power. >> holman: another way to make budget reductions could come from reforming what's called tricare, the health care insurance system for soldiers, their families, and retired veterans, according to adams. the heal carsyst is out of control as health care costs in the country as a whole, and expensively administered. it's now a $50 billion a year system going up to $60 billion a year very quickly. it's about 10% of the defense budget just in the health care system. >> holman: those covered by tricare pay an average of about $500 a year in out-o
PBS
Feb 1, 2013 3:00pm PST
much worse now he says since the israeli navy keeps palestinian boats from reaching the better fishing waters farther out. >> warner: how do you feel about israelis, do you blame all israelis. >> no, there are some who are decent and some who are bad. the government is bad. >> warner: so do you think there can be peace -- >> we pray to god for peace between us. so they won't kill me and i won't kill them. >> they can't stand us, period. they don't like us at all. as far as they're concerned, we can all die. there's no solution. none at all. >> warner: attitudes making for rough waters for efforts to restart negotiations in the year to come. z >> woodruff: you can see more reporting from margaret and our team in the middle east online. >> brown: this was hillary clinton's last day on the job as secretary of state. ray suarez looks at the diplomatic career of the former first lady and u.s. senator. >> i am more optimistic today than i was when i stood here four years ago. >> suarez: clinton bid farewell to her staff today as a standing room-only crowd packed into the state department's l
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Feb 4, 2013 10:00pm PST
enforcement officials. >> brown: then, we have the story of a navy seal, a sniper in the iraq war and best-selling author who was gunned down by a fellow veteran at a shooting range in texas. >> ifill: margaret warner looks at how ancient manuscripts in mali were saved, hidden from destruction during the conflict with islamist rebels. >> brown: what makes a great teacher? hari sreenivasan reports on a charter school in connecticut that uses a checklist to evaluate and keep the best of them in the classroom. >> we have parents, students, peer and principal surveys, so the teachers are really getting a whole 360 take on what they are doing well and what they need to improve. >> ifill: the 500-year-old bones unearthed in a parking lot in england are those of king richard iii. john burns of the "new york times" fills us in. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with a master of the short story, writer george saunders. >> for me, the approach has become to go into a story not really sure what i want to say, trying to find some little seed, crystal, an interesting sentence or an image that
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Feb 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
navy rear admiral weighed in on cnn. >> i'm a republican. so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. i'm a physician more than i'm a democrat or republican and i worry about this man dying in office. >> reporter: to the governor and his family, that was no joke. so he called the doctor today to sound off. >> that a doctor in arizona w has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history, could make a diagnosis from 2,400 miles away is completely irresponsible. my children saw that last night. and she sat there on tv and said i'm afraid he's going to die in office. my 12-year-old son comes up to me last night and says, "dad, are you going to die?" >> reporter: like christie, millions of americans, more than one-third of adults in the u.s., struggle with their weight. just look at the popularity of nbc's "biggest loser" and the first lady's "let's move" campaign. >> keep it up! >> reporter: tonight, dr. mariano replied, it doesn't take a physician to look at him to observe he's over
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